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Angiopril 25mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Angiopril 25mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines known as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It is widely used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure and may be prescribed after a heart attack. It also lowers the chances of having a heart attack or stroke.

Angiopril 25mg Tablet can be prescribed either alone or in combination with other medicines. It may be taken empty stomach. This medicine should be taken at the same time each day to get the most benefit. It is important to continue taking it regularly even if you feel well or even if your blood pressure is controlled. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse.

Making some changes in your lifestyle will also help lower your blood pressure. These may include regular exercise, losing weight, smoking cessation, reducing alcohol intake, and reducing the amount of salt in your diet as advised by your doctor. The most common side effects of this medicine include feeling dizzy or drowsy, headache, dry cough, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, and low blood pressure. Most of these are temporary and resolve with time. Talk to your doctor if any of the side effects bother you or do not go away.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor may check your kidney function, blood pressure and potassium levels in your blood at regular intervals while you are taking this medicine.

Side effects of Angiopril Tablet

Common
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Cough
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness

How to use Angiopril Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Angiopril 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Angiopril Tablet works

Angiopril 25mg Tablet is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Angiopril 25mg Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Angiopril 25mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Angiopril 25mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Angiopril 25mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Angiopril 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Angiopril 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended for dose adjustment. It may cause neutropenia (low white blood cells) and proteinuria in patients with kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Angiopril 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Angiopril 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Angiopril Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Angiopril 25mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Angiopril 25mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy for the first few days, so rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. You can also prefer taking it at bedtime to avoid dizziness throughout the day.
  • Let your doctor know about any cough, or throat irritation that does not go away.
  • It may increase the level of potassium in blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Angiopril with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Angiopril a controlled substance/betablocker/an ACE inhibitor?

Angiopril belongs to a class of medication called as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It is not a controlled substance or betablocker

Q. Does Angiopril contain sulfa?

No, it does not contain sulfa

Q. Does Angiopril interact with anesthesia?

No it is not known to interact with anesthesia

Q. Does Angiopril lower heart rate?

Angiopril lowers blood pressure and it does not lower the heart rate. However, increase in potassium levels due to Angiopril treatment (a known side effect) can cause lowering of heart rate.

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